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Wed May 21, 2014
Detroit dance style the subject of a new documentary
It's called The Detroit Jit. It’s a dance style that started as a street dance in Detroit in the 1970s by three brothers who were known as The Jitterbugs.
And now the Jit and The Jitterbugs are the subject of a documentary that will be screened Friday at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Haleem Rasul is the founder of the dance group HardCore Detroit, and the producer of the film "The Jitterbugs: Pioneers of The Jit.”
Here's the trailer:
We welcomed Haleem Rasul to the program today, and one of the founders of The Jitterbugs, Tracy McGhee.
*Listen to the interview above.